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Nevada Profile

Key Figures:

  • 3 Seats: 2R, 1D
  • In 2010 Nevada Republicans won 5.7% more US House votes than Democrats, but 33% more seats

 

Nevada Rankings 2010

Democracy Index

31st (26.6)

 

Representation

36th (23.7)

Margin of Victory

12th (20)

 

Seats-to-Votes

21st (13.9)

Landslide Index

28th (66.7)

 

House Turnout

28th (41.5)



1992

1994

1996

1998

2000

2002

2004

2006

2008

2010

Democracy Index

--

--

33.8

26.7

27.3

23.4

22.8

29.0

27

26.6

Voter Turnout

54%

35%

38%

31%

42%

31%

53%

35.2%

55%

41.5%

Representation Index

28%

20%

21%

21%

25%

20%

33%

18.6%

29.7%

23.7%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wasted Votes

48%

43%

45%

31%

35%

37%

38%

47%

45.9%

42.9%

% Of Wasted R / D Votes

39/48

0/100

0/100

27/0

31/47

17/62

15/60

16/71

55.5/29.9

16.5/67.5

Drop-Off Voters

2.8%

1.2%

3.1%

6%

3.9%

0.8%

4.6%

1.3%

6.2%

2.6%

Avg Margin of Victory

13%

18%

15%

33%

21%

28%

30%

14.2%

19.3%

20%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Votes for (R-D-O%)

43-50-7

57-37-6

55-38-6

67-19-14

57-38-5

60-34-6

53-42-5

45-50-5

42.2-50.4-7.4

50.9-45.2-3.9

Seats for (R-D-O%)

50-50-0

100-0-0

100-0-0

50-50-0

50-50-0

67-33-0

67-33-0

67-33-0

33.3-66.7-0

66.7-33.3-0

Seat Changes

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1

0

1

0

1 (+1R)

0

0

1

1

                                      Election Results and Analysis: 2002-2010

Results 2002-2010

2002

2004

2006

2008

2010

U.S. House (R-D-O)

2-1-0

2-1-0

2-1-0

1-2-0

2-1-0

Landslide Index

33%

67%

33.3%

33.3%

66.7%

Scale of Competitiveness

 

 

 

 

 

Tight: < 5

0

0

1

0

1

Competitive: 5-10

0

0

1

1

0

Opportunity: 10-20

2

1

0

1

0

Landslide: 20-40

0

2

1

0

2

No Contest: 40+

1

0

0

1

0

Uncontested

0

0

0

0

0

Incumbents

 

 

 

 

 

Total Running / Total Seats

2/3

3/3

2/3

3/3

3/3

Re-Election / Total Incumbent

2/2

3/3

2/2

2/3

2/3

Landslide / Total Incumbent

1/2

2/3

1/2

1/3

2/3

R. Landslide / R. Incumbent

1/1

1/2

0/1

0/1

1/1

D. Landslide / D. Incumbent

0/1

1/1

1/1

1/1

1/1

Untouchable Repeat Landslide

1

1

1

1

1

Uncontested Primary

2

--

--

0

--

Elected Women

1

1

1

2

1

Elected Racial Minorities

0

0

0

0

0


                                                   Election Results and Analysis: 1992-2000

Results 1992-2000

1992

1994

1996

1998

2000

U.S. House (R-D-O)

1-1-0

2-0-0

2-0-0

1-1-0

1-1-0

Landslide Index

0%

50%

50%

50%

50%

Scale of Competitiveness

 

 

 

 

 

Tight: < 5

1

1

0

1

0

Competitive: 5-10

0

0

1

0

1

Opportunity: 10-20

1

0

0

0

0

Landslide: 20-40

0

1

1

0

1

No Contest: 40+

0

0

0

0

0

Uncontested

0

0

0

1

0

Incumbents

 

 

 

 

 

Total Running / Total Seats

2/2

2/2

1/2

1/2

2/2

Re-Election / Total Incumbent

2/2

1/2

1/1

1/1

2/2

Landslide / Total Incumbent

0/2

1/2

0/1

1/1

1/2

R. Landslide / R. Incumbent

0/1

1/1

0/1

1/1

1/1

D. Landslide / D. Incumbent

0/1

0/1

NA

NS

0/1

Untouchable Repeat Landslide

0

0

0

0

0

Uncontested Primary

1

0

1

1

1

Elected Women

1

1

0

1

1

Elected Racial Minorities

0

0

0

0

0

                          Election Results and Analysis: 1982-1990

Results 1982-1990

1982

1984

1986

1988

1990

U.S. House (R-D-O)

1-1-0

1-1-0

1-1-0

1-1-0

1-1-0

Landslide Index

0%

50%

0%

50%

100%

Scale of Competitiveness

 

 

 

 

 

Tight: < 5

0

0

0

0

0

Competitive: 5-10

0

0

0

0

0

Opportunity: 10-20

2

1

2

1

0

Landslide: 20-40

0

0

0

1

2

No Contest: 40+

0

1

0

0

0

Uncontested

0

0

0

0

0

Incumbents

 

 

 

 

 

Total Running / Total Seats

0/2

2/2

1/2

2/2

2/ 2

Re-Election / Total Incumbent

NA

2/2

1/1

2/2

2/2

Landslide / Total Incumbent

NA

1/2

0/1

1/2

2/2

R. Landslide / R. Incumbent

NA

0/1

0/1

0/1

1/1

D. Landslide / D. Incumbent

NA

1/1

NA

1/1

1/1

Untouchable Repeat Landslide

NA

0

0

0

1

Uncontested Primary

NA

2

1

2

0

Elected Women

1

1

1

1

1

Elected Racial Minorities

0

0

0

0

0


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